Re-Defection to North Korea: Exaggeration or the Beginning of a Trend?

HRNK Experts look at the context behind an increasing trend of "re-defection" to North Korea
January 24th, 2013
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By Greg Scarlatoiu, Jana Johnson and Miran Song

Reports of North Korean re-defectors have recently gained international attention. Along with a statement by former National Assemblywoman Park Sun-young that now one hundred defectors have returned to the North, these reports of re-defection have drawn attention to the struggles of North Koreans who resettle in the

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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